Whoa! The Ukraine Oligarch Who Allegedly Bribed Joe Biden Recorded Their Phone Calls?!
The Ukraine oligarch who allegedly bribed Joe Biden and Hunter Biden with $5 million each when the Big Guy was VP recorded his conversations with father and son as an “insurance policy in case he got into a tight spot.” Or so reports a trusted FBI informant. Sen. Chuck Grassley dropped that bombshell on the Senate floor Monday afternoon.
Margot Cleveland of The Federalist was right. WHOA!
BREAKING! WHOA! Grassley floor speech: Foreign national allegedly has audio recordings. 17!! 15 audio between him and Hunter & 2 audio with him and then VP Joe Biden. Kept as insurance policy!
— Margot Cleveland (@ProfMJCleveland) June 12, 2023
Grassley says he has seen a less redacted version of the FBI form FD-1023 Confidential Source Memo that details the alleged bribery scheme.
Sen. @ChuckGrassley: “The foreign national who allegedly bribed Joe & Hunter Biden allegedly has audio recordings of his conversation[s], 17 such recordings. According to the 1023, the foreign national possesses 15 audio recordings of phone calls between him & Hunter Biden [and]… pic.twitter.com/HCcuqV7SUW
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) June 12, 2023
“According to the 1023, the foreign national possesses 15 audio recordings of phone calls between him and Hunter Biden,” Grassley said. “According to the 1023, the foreign national possesses two audio recordings of phone calls between him and then-Vice President Joe Biden.”
That foreign national would be Mykola Zlochevsky, owner of Burisma. The informant reported to the FBI that Zlochevsky paid the Biden’s a cool $10 million for Joe to use his influence as Obama’s point man for Ukraine to get the prosecutor looking into Burisma fired and get the Ukraine government off Burisma’s back. What we know for fact is Hunter was suddenly hired for the Burisma board for $83,000 a month … and Biden is on video bragging about getting the prosecutor fired.
As for the rest of the dough, Zlochevsky allegedly told the FBI informant they’d used so many shell corporations and banks to hide the payments to Joe it would take 10 years for the U.S. to sort it out.
Sound familiar? The House Oversight Committee has already demonstrated that millions from the Communist Chinese were funneled to assorted Biden family members through a complicated web of banks and shell companies. See a pattern?
And now comes word Zlochevsky recorded his conversations with the Biden’s? You can hear the bones of Richard Nixon rattling.
Grassley’s remarks about the tapes come at about 6:00 in the video
Biden Got His Son Hired at Burisma?
Sen. Grassley also said Biden may well have gotten Hunter hired by Burisma in the first place. He then demanded FBI to stop stonewalling on what it knows.
“The 1023 also indicates that then-Vice President Joe Biden may have been involved in Burisma employing Hunter Biden,” he said, asking “what, if anything has the Justice Department and FBI done to investigate?”
“The Justice Department and FBI must show their work. They no longer deserve the benefit of the doubt.”
Questions, Questions, Questions
How credible is the source? The FBI has paid him some $200,000 over the years. According to Fox News, Zlochevsky had approached the informant in 2015 to “get advice on the best way to go forward” in 2015 and 2016 in gaining U.S. oil rights and getting involved with a U.S. oil company. So we’re not talking about someone overhearing a conversation at the bar.
Now comes a blizzard of other questions, assuming, of course, that the allegation is true: Will Zlochevsky hand over the tapes? Has he been using the existence of the tapes to blackmail Biden? Over a $100 billion in money and weapons has gone to Ukraine the past year and a half. Seems a fair question to ask.
If Zlochevksy has gotten rid of the tapes or won’t turn them over to congressional investigators, did the NSA pick up the calls?
What effort, if any, did the FBI make to get hold of the tapes? Why did the version sent to House Oversight have the information about the tapes redacted? Who is the FBI trying to protect? For that matter, why did the FBI sit on this information when Donald Trump was getting impeached for asking about the Biden dealings with Ukraine? Why’d they put America through that?
And the question of the hour: How much of what went on last week and is going on tomorrow in Miami is a Biden Administration deflection from the allegation Joe Biden sold out our country while Vice President?
Let us pray tonight that all truth will come to light in this astounding times.
Al Perrotta is the Managing Editor of The Stream, chief barista for The Brew and co-author, with John Zmirak, of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration. You can follow him at @StreamingAl at GETTR, Gab, Parler, and now at TRUTH Social.